In Peru, the minimum sentence for drug offenses went from two years in jail to 25.
Proponents of marijuana legalization like to say that legalizing weed will chip away at the cartels but, based on the amount of diversification that cartels have done in recent years, their influence seems pretty intractable.
Despite the fact that the Boston Marathon bombing has provided an excuse for politicians and pundits who are determined to stand in the way of solutions, it is clear that something needs to be done about immigration laws.
Here you’ll find some of our favorite blog posts that we discovered this week, posts that were so elegantly, wittily and brilliantly put that we just wanted to commend them.
Remember our longest failed war?
Critics of the move feared that it would prompt a boom in drug addiction, and some suggested that it would cause an increase in tourism. Neither happened.
Fronted by Frank Ocean, male R&B singers are shedding their swaggering image to show their softer side.
The Midwestern city has classified Joaquin Guzman as its number one Public Enemy, its first since Al Capone, levying a $5 million fine for his capture.